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New UConn medical dean wants more doctors, grants

Brad Kane |

Dr. Bruce Liang, the new dean of the UConn School of Medicine, has set some lofty goals.

CT Green Guide publishes Fall issue

Find out the backstory behind Connecticut's Utility 2.0 legislation and what the state is doing to encourage more adoption of hydrogen-powered fuel cell cars by reading the Fall 2015 Connecticut...

Malloy's chief of staff named Regents interim prez

The Board of Regents for Higher Education, which oversees 17 Connecticut colleges and universities, said Friday that it has named Mark Ojakian as interim president.

Bravo star to host CT stylists' graduation

Reality TV hair stylist Tabatha Coffey will host the October graduation of 117 grooming/styling professionals at Southington's Aqua Turf Club.

Hartford schools chief sets first-day tour

Hartford Public Schools' chief Beth Schiavino-Narvaez will lead a bus tour of several schools as thousands of local students resume full-time classes on Tuesday.

UConn researchers form plasma startup

Two UConn researchers have teamed with a Storrs energy research and development company to form a new plasma spray startup designed to make gas turbines more efficient.

CT, et al seek student-loan forebearance

Connecticut’s attorney general and his counterparts in 10 other states are pressing federal education authorities to cancel student loans for pupils enrolled at for-profit colleges that engage...

QU medical school admissions flat

Quinnipiac University's Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine's third class of freshmen is the same size as its second, the school announced.

Making out-of-school programs a priority

Samuel S. Gray, Jr. |

America's kids are in crisis. Consider these alarming facts about the state of our country: The U.S. ranks 22nd in high school completion among 28 countries; three out of 10 kids are...

Audit: UConn needs bond refi, pay-bonus plan

A state audit of UConn's operations determined that the $1 billion higher education system is paying too much interest in a three-year-old loan and needs to develop a written plan for awarding...

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